Posts with the tag Bug Fix

[fix] Wireshark error: There are no interfaces on which a capture can be done.

I got the following error message when trying to open a network interface for capture using Wireshark on Mac OS X (Wireshark 1.5.1 Intel 64 beta and 1.4.6 Intel 64 show this behaviour):

There are no interfaces on which a capture can be done.

To solve the problem open a Terminal and...

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[solved] /var/log/syslog missing inside LXC container

This can be solved by simply installing the package syslogd:

su
apt-get install syslogd

resources

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Fix this error: warning: SASL authentication failure: cannot connect to saslauthd server: Permission denied

Problem: The password that I used to authenticate for the SMTP server was rejected:

Apr  5 20:04:55 lion postfix/smtpd[7607]: connect from client.com[ww.xx.yy.zz]
Apr  5 20:04:55 lion postfix/smtpd[7607]: warning: SASL authentication failure: cannot connect to saslauthd server: Permission denied
Apr  5 20:04:55 lion postfix/smtpd[7607]: warning: SASL authentication failure: Password...

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Fix sshfs with MacFUSE on Mac OS X 10.6.7 and 10.6.8 Snow Leopard

UPDATE 2011-07-12 Use Fuse4X instead of MacFUSE!!! I wrote a new blog post on the topic: SSHFS on Mac OS X 10.6.8 with Fuse4X.. Thanks Markus for your hint to the Fuse4X project.

update:...

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Fix a problem with NX on Ubuntu 10.10 with the key d (inadvertently minimizing the current window)

Go to System → Preferences → Keyboard Shortcuts and set the shortcut for Hide all normal windows and set focus to desktop to something sane like Alt + D

update 2011-07-13: This happened again when I used Ubuntu 11.04 inside a NX session on a Mac OS X host computer. :(

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Solve Boot Problems: The Kernel Did Not Find the Root Partition Using its UUID

On startup the system hung because the root UUID was not found. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=9020811#post9020811

So when I ran sudo blkid — executed from a live cd — it didn't show the root partition (all other partitions UUIDs were listed).

But tune2fs showed me its UUID

sudo tune2fs -l /dev/sda2

So I tried...

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Problems on HP nx8220 with Audio Playback (I Assume its pulseaudio)

To start new with pulseaudio:

pulseaudio --kill
rm -rf ~/.pulse ~/.pulse-cookie
pulseaudio --start

Then check access to the soundcard:

sudo lsof | grep /dev/snd

which returns:

pulseaudi 5173     philipp   20u      CHR     116,10    ...

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Mathematica 7.0.0 and 7.0.1 - High CPU Usage

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7486171#post7486171

Mathematica 7.0.0 and 7.0.1 had a high cpu usage on my computer even when it should be idle.

Besids from upgrading to 7.0.2 the following files might help: libML32i3.so http://download.wolfram.com/?key=61JJHE
JLink.zip http://download.wolfram.com/?key=GM5YM4

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Problems with Grub after Reinstallation

Grub wouldn't boot after a reinstallation on my system.

Workaround to be able to boot: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=8292225#post8292225

This fix worked: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub2/+bug/391044 (comment 14)

sudo gedit /usr/lib/grub/grub-mkconfig_lib

Remove the lines 170 - 175 in the file grub-mkconfig_lib:

# If there's a filesystem UUID that GRUB is capable of identifying,...

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xfig complains about missing fig2dev

solution:

sudo apt-get install transfig
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